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Tec de Monterrey (ITESM) Estado

  • Tec de Monterrey (ITESM) was founded in 1943 and is recognised for its international vision and entrepreneurial culture. The University is one of the largest, multi-campus universities in Latin America, with a combined student population of over 90,000.If you study at Tec de Monterrey (ITESM) Estado, you will get the chance to immerse yourself in Mexican culture through language courses, field trips and excursions.There are over 18,000 students studying on the campus. This includes over 100 international exchange students in any given semester.

  • The State of Mexico (Estado de Mexico) is bursting with colourful atmosphere.Allow yourself to be captivated by the beauty of Tepotzotlan, Valle de Bravo, Malinalco, El Oro and Metepec?the state?s five major towns. Visit their streets, which speak to the incredible history of the area. Tour the Route of Sor Juana and follow the steps of the Tenth Muse to the east of the state, to the foot of its volcanoes.With pleasant weather year-round, low-cost living and a friendly population, the State of Mexico is the perfect location for an exchange student.

  • Mexico has the largest number of World Heritage Sites of any country in the Americas.


Main areas of study

The listed areas of study are not necessarily exhaustive and other fields of study might also be available at the partner institution. Moreover, names for fields of study may be different overseas.A discipline being listed does not in indicate the suitability of the program, nor does it indicate that the discipline is taught in English.Approval to study particular subjects at any institution is always at the discretion of the departmental/discipline and faculty advisors at RMIT University and subject to available places at the host institution.

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Language requirements

Programs are taught in Spanish and English.Note: Students need to complete a Spanish evaluation on arrival in Mexico in order to take regular courses in Spanish. Equivalent of C1 level required to take all courses in Spanish. Equivalent of B2 level required to take half courses in Spanish and half in English.Courses taught in English in the following study areas: business, management, design and applied arts, engineering and sciences, information technology and electronics, social sciences and humanities. Courses are subject to change each semester. Please see the list below for courses taught in English.

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Additional information


Listed study areas

  • Business and management
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Language and Culture
  • Design and Applied Arts
  • Engineering and Sciences
  • Information Technology and Electronics
  • Social Sciences and Humanities
  • International Studies

Full time load

Full time load


48 ITESM units =

RMIT credits



Students have the option of staying with a host family or staying in private accommodation off-campus.For more information go to:

Health insurance

Students must have health insurance.If you do not have health insurance with an international coverage, you can buy one at the university during orientation week. The International Programs Office can assist with this.

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Since November 2012, students from Australia are not required to have a student visa if they are going to Mexico for less than 180 days.Students coming for less than 180 days will have to show their admission letter at the Mexican airport in order to prove to immigration authorities that their acceptance is valid.Students will also be requested to fill in a document ?FMM? (?VISITANTE ACTIVIDAD NO REMUNERADA?). This form has to be handed in to the International Programs Office during the first week of classes, and students will need to return this document to the immigration authorities at the airport when they depart Mexico.For students applying for two semesters it is compulsory to arrive with a student visa. This visa can be obtained at the Mexican Consulate or Embassy in your home country.Please keep in mind that immigration requirements are subject to change. For the most updated advice, get in contact with the Mexican Embassy or Consulate in your home country.You can search for the closest Consulate or the Embassy by going to website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Secretar?a de Relaciones Exteriores): http://www.sre.gob.mx/

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  • You will learn more about yourself in one semester, than the rest of your time spent at university combined.

    Dominic Chambers
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  • Absolutely get involved, don't be shy. Don't always follow the pack - if there's something YOU want to do, do it!

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